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Development Economics & International Development at American University

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Development Economics & International Development at American University

If you are interested in studying development economics and international development, you may want to check out the program at American University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

The American University is located in Washington, District of Columbia and approximately 14,318 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Development Economics & International Development section at the bottom of this page.

The American University Development Economics & International Development Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Development Economics and International Development

The American University Development Economics & International Development Rankings

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Development Economics and International Development Student Demographics at The American University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the development economics and international development majors at American University.

The American University Development Economics & International Development Master’s Program

67% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 6 development economics and international development students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from The American University, about 33% were men and 67% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 29% men graduate in development economics and international development each year. The American University does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 4% more men than average.

The American University Gender Breakdown of Development Economics & International Development Master's Degree Grads

In the development economics and international development master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 19% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American University with a master's in development economics and international development.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Development Economics & International Development Majors at American University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Development Economics and International Development Grads May Go Into

A degree in development economics and international development can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for American University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Managers 19,910 $147,460
Economists 6,380 $134,260
Economics Professors 230 $110,350

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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